Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor Program Enforcement Actions

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Disciplinary actions are taken by regulatory authorities (boards, committees, programs) in response to a violation of the law or rules.  Different kinds of actions may be taken depending on the severity of the offense, the history of previous violations, efforts made to correct the violation, the harm to the victim(s), the likelihood of a repeat violation, and other matters related to each particular case.  These actions are taken to protect and promote the health, safety, and welfare of the citizens of Texas.

Final Disciplinary Actions - License Denial, Surrender, Revocation

Further information, including a copy of the final order, is available upon written request from our office.

Final Disciplinary Actions - All Other, including Probated Suspension, Reprimand, and Administrative Penalty

These actions will be posted on this website for a total of seven (7) years from the date all the terms of the Order have been met, in accordance with our records retention schedule. The regulated individual may now be currently licensed, in good standing, and practicing without any restrictions.

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(will not include actions against LCDCs prior to 2005)

For more information about the LCDC disciplinary actions listed on this website, please call our office using our toll-free complaint line at 1-800-942-5540 and ask to speak with Stewart Myrick.

Name Type of Registration Registration Number City Alleged Violation* Disciplinary Action Date of Action
Abston, Arlecia L. Counselor Intern n/a Longview, TX TOC 504 & 25 TAC 450.115 Relating to criminal history. aka Williams, Arlecia A.
Summary Suspension 3/25/06
Adams, Edmond Registered Chemical Dependency Intern (CI) n/a Houston, TX 25 TAC §040.430-Related to criminal history. Summary Suspension 9/22/11
Adams, Jimmie LCDC 1886 Beaumont, TX 25 TAC 450.115
Related to criminal history standards.
Summary Suspension 11/10/07
Ahart, Loro Sheree LCDC     7490 Houston, TX 25 TAC §140.423-Related to engaging in personal, unprofessional, and inappropriate relationship with several clients within the same family. 2 yrs Probated Suspension 4/26/2011
Anderson, Latetia LCDC 9694 Waco, TX 25 TAC §140.430-Related to criminal history. Summary Suspension 9/22/11
Armstrong, James P. LCDC-Intern n/a Palestine, TX TOC §53.021-Related to Imprisonment following a Felony Conviction Revocation 4/3/13
Atkins, Audrey LCDC 10177 Arlington, TX 25 TAC §140.423-Related to failure to maintain professional boundaries by entering into a personal relationship with client. Voluntary Surrender 9/16/09
Agu, Vincent LCDC 3899 Spring, TX TOC 504 & 25 TAC 450.115 relating to criminal history standards Summary Suspension 12/29/05
Almendarez, Evangelina C.
LCDC 10176
Rosenberg, TX 25 TAC 450.121 Related to unprofessional conduct and acting in the best interest of clients by failing to document client services as rendered. Probated Suspension 5/19/2008
Ashley, Barry E. Registered Counselor Intern n/a Deer Park, TX 25 TAC 450.115
Related to criminal history standards.
Summary Suspension 10/23/07
Auzenne, Angelique LCDC 6534 Houston, TX  25 TAC §140.430-Related to criminal history.  Summary Suspension 10/29/12
Baldwin, Craige A. LCDC 10063 Houston, TX 25 TAC 450.121
Related to unprofessional conduct and sexual misconduct

Probated Suspension
(1 year)

4/26/07
Ball, Judith Garfield Counselor Intern n/a Fort Worth, TX TOC 504 and 25 TAC 450.115 relating to criminal history standards Summary Suspension 8/30/05
Banks, Georgia J. Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor 10669 Houston, TX 25 TAC §140.430-Related to criminal history Summary Suspension 6/6/09
Banks, Patrick D. Registered Counselor Intern n/a Tennessee Colony, TX

TOC 53.021 based upon felony conviction.

Revocation 11/1/05
Brightwell, Cynthia LCDC-Intern n/a Keene, TX TOC §53.021-Related to Imprisonment following a Felony Conviction Revocation 4/3/13
Porter, Baron K. LCDC-Intern     n/a DeSoto, TX TOC §53.021-Related to Imprisonment following a Felony Conviction Revocation 4/3/13
Bates, Julie LCDC 2905 Houston, TX 25 TAC §140.423-Related to obtaining narcotic medications with a forged prescription. Voluntary Surrender 6/28/11
Bauman, Brian LCDC 7345 Houston, TX Chapter 504 of the TX Occupations Code and 25 TAC Section 450.115 relating to criminal history standards Summary Suspension 5/7/05
Bergeson, Danielle R Registered Chemical Dependency Counselor Intern (CI) n/a Odessa, TX 25 TAC §140.430-Related to criminal history. Summary Suspension 2/3/12
Bethea, Steven A. Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor 7112 Bryan, TX 25 TAC §140.430-Related to criminal history. Summary Suspension 11/19/12
Bettis, Godwin Earl LCDC 4485 Fort Worth, TX Respondent failed to maintain current licensure status with the Commission. Specifically, the Respondent represented himsef as a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor to the public, provided services, and performed assessments for a period of forty-five (45) days after the expiration of his license. Respondent failed to uphold the law and refrain from unprofessional conduct and provided inaccurate information to the Commission. Specifically, the Respondent attested to the Commission in his renewal application dated December 27, 2001, that he had not engaged in activities that require a license after the expiration of his license, when in fact, he had provided services and represented himself as a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor to the public, provided service, and performed assessments for a period of forty-five (45) days after the expiration of his license. Administrative Penalty of $400.00 9/11/03
Bingham, Rick D. LCDC 3031 Garland, TX 25 TAC 450.121
Failure to act in the best interest of the client & discrediting the LCDC profession.
Reprimand 1/8/08
Blackwolf, Stephen LCDC 8342 Austin, TX 25 TAC §140.423-Related to engaging in unethical and unprofessional relationship with a client $500.00 Administrative Penalty/Formal Reprimand 5/20/10
Blanton, Karen LCDC 9637 Athens, TX 25 TAC §450.121-Related to engaging in unprofessional and inappropriate conduct by engaging in a personal relationship with a client. Reprimand 2/28/11
Blue, Christie LCDC 10954 Mineral Wells, TX 25 TAC §140.423-Related to engaging in inappropriate and unprofessional conduct by engaging in a personal relationship with a client during the client’s treatment period. Reprimand 09/14/12
Bonilla, Joe LCDC Intern n/a Corpus Christi, TX 25 TAC §140.423-Related to engaging in unethical conduct by engaging in an inappropriate sexual relationship with client during treatment. Voluntary Surrender 3/3/11
Bowers, Christopher J. LCDC 7500 Dallas, TX 25 TAC 450.121
Related to unethical and unprofessional conduct and sexual misconduct with clients.
Revocation 4/17/07
Branch, Delorise LCDC

6603

Houston, TX Respondent failed to refrain from misleading and/or deceiving the public or any person when reporting information about a client to his probation officer. Specifically, the Respondent completed monthly progress reports for a client’s probation officer that did not reflect accurate information related to the client's attendance at individual and group sessions. Respondent failed to maintain appropriate documentation of services provided. Specifically, the Respondent allowed another staff person to create computer generated client progress notes from the Respondent's sessions, which would be signed by the Respondent at a later date without her having read and reviewed the notes for accuracy.
Administrative Penalty of $240.00 4/17/03
Brenner, Farrell LCDC 6341 Spicewood, TX
TOC 504.151
Related to misuse of professional title.
Reprimand 8/7/07
Brown, Joe D. Registered Counselor Intern n/a El Paso, TX TOC 504 & 25 TAC 450.115 relating to criminal history standards Summary Suspension 12/27/05
Brown, Patrick B. LCDC n/a Houston, TX 25 TAC §140.430-Related to criminal history. Summary Suspension 7/17/10
Brown, Patrick Barton LCDC 7847 Houston, TX 25 TAC §140.430-Related to criminal history. Voluntary Surrender 8/16/10
Buford, David L. LCDC 9204 Odessa, TX Licensee voluntarily surrendered his license by affidavit dated August 11, 2004. Voluntary Surrender 8/11/04
Burns, Tommie Registered Counselor Intern n/a Dallas, TX Registered Counselor Intern. TOC 504 & 25 TAC TOC 504 & 25 TAC 450.115. Related to criminal history standards.
Summary Suspension 9/17/07
Calhoun, Lindsey     Chemical Dependency Counselor Intern n/a     Dallas, TX 25 TAC §140.431 - Related to Summary Suspension  Order Granting Temporary Re-Entry Approval 9/10/2013
Calhoun, Lindsey Chemical Dependency Counselor Intern n/a Euless, TX 25 TAC §140.430-Related to criminal history. Summary Suspension 11/19/12
Campbell, Melanie J. Registered Counselor Intern n/a Mesquite, TX TOC 504 & 25 TAC 450.115 Relating to criminal history. Summary Suspension 3/25/06
Carey, Benton LCDC 3640 College Station, TX 25 TAC 450.121 & 448.218
Related to unprofessional conduct and failure to report illegal, unethical, or unprofessional conduct to the Department.
Reprimand 4/11/07
Carmona, Armando LCDC 8135 Vidor, TX 25 TAC 450.121-Related to criminal history Probated Suspension 2 yrs 4/23/09
Carruthers, William Registered Counselor Intern n/a Waco, TX TOC 53.021 Related to a felony conviction which resulted in imprisonment. Revocation 9/6/06
Cauthorn, Kay E. LCDC 1200 Dallas, TX Respondent failed to refrain from revealing or causing to be revealed, directly or indirectly, confidential communication made to her as a licensed chemical dependency counselor by a client and/or recipient of services. Specifically, Respondent provided an affidavit for a child custody case disclosing confidential information relating to the delivery of services by the Respondent to two (2) specific clients named in the affidavit. Administrative Penalty of $500.00 9/11/03
Cavazos, Laura LCDC 9973 Lyford, TX 25 TAC 450.121
Related to engaging in an act that might tend to discredit the profession.
Probated Suspension 1 year
9/27/07
Clark, Toby S. Registered Chemical Dependency Counselor Intern (CI) n/a McKinney, TX 25 TAC §140.430-Related to criminal history. Summary Suspension 9/22/11
Cearnal, David R. Registered Counselor Intern n/a Austin, TX TOC 53.021 Relating to criminal conviction, which resulted in imprisonment.
Revocation 11/29/06
Clemons, William J. LCDC 8413 Fort Worth, TX 25 TAC §140.423-Related to engaging in a personal and sexual relationship with a female client. Voluntary Surrender 12/28/11
Clifford, Ashley Applicant n/a Sweetwater, TX TOC 504 & 25 TAC 450.115 regarding criminal conviction. License Denial 12/13/05
Coleman, Nema Registered Counselor Intern n/a Channelview, TX a.k.a. Smith, Nema Coleman. 25 TAC 450.115 Related to criminal history standards.
Summary Suspension 12/23/06
Cook, John Louis LCDC 6708 Dallas, TX 25 TAC §450.121-Related to engaging in a personal, unprofessional and inappropriate relationship with client Revocation 9/7/09
Corral, Adela LCDC 9252 Houston, TX Respondent failed to supervise Counselor Intern. Administrative Penalty of $200 10/14/04

Dalton, Terri K.

  na   TOC 504 & 25 TAC 450.115 relating to criminal history standards Summary Suspension 9/15/05
Darby, John P. LCDC 11002 Dallas, TX 25 TAC §140.430-Related to criminal history. Summary Suspension 7/3/11
Daughtry, Nancy G. LCDC 6940 Houston, TX TOC §53.021-Related to criminal conviction Revocation 9/6/09
Davis, Richard William LCDC 3620 Alvin, TX 25 TAC §140.423-Related to engaging in sexual misconduct Surrender of License 4/23/09
Delaney, Catherine LCDC 2835 Kemah, TX 25 TAC §140.423 and 140.402- Related to misleading the public by claiming to have qualifications not possessed and acting outside scope of practice as an LCDC. $500 Administrative Penalty  3/16/12
Dews, Jr., Robert L. Registered Counselor Intern n/a Orange, TX TOC Chapter 53.021 Related to criminal conduct resulting in imprisonment. Revocation 4/24/06
Diaz, Jr, Eladio Registered Counselor Intern n/a Corpus Chirsti, TX 25 TAC 450.115
Related to criminal history standards.
Summary Suspension 12/17/07
Dickinson, Mason LCDC 10651 Corpus Christi, TX TOC §53.021-Related to Imprisonment following a Felony Conviction Revocation 4/3/13
Dikovitsky, Michael LCDC 8238 Red Oak, TX
25 TAC 450.121 Related to engaging in unprofessional conduct and establishing a personal relationship with a client. Reprimand 11/30/06
Dirkes, Megan C. LCDC Intern N/A PlanoTX 25 TAC §140.430-Related to criminal conviction. Summary Suspension 7/8/13
Drew, Courtney LCDC Intern     n/a Kennedale, TX 25 TAC §140.423- Related to engaging in inappropriate and unprofessional conduct tending to discredit the profession of an LCDC, by engaging in a personal relationship with a former client. Reprimand 8/23/12
Dunne, April A. Registered Chemical Dependency Counselor Intern (CI) n/a Galveston, TX 25 TAC §140.430-Related to criminal history. Summary Suspension 9/22/11
Drake, Jack Lee Registered Counselor Intern n/a Austin, TX TOC 504 & 25 TAC 450.115. Related to criminal history standards.
Summary Suspension 9/17/07
 Dupree, Elliott S  Registered Counselor Intern  n/a  Houston, TX          25 TAC §140.430 and TOC §504.1525-Related to criminal history.  Summary Suspension  9/9/10
Ealy, Maureen A. Registered Counselor Intern n/a Plano, TX TOC 504 & 25 TAC 450.115 relating to the criminal history standards Summary Suspension 9/8/05
Eatenson, Stephen LCDC 6271 Fort Worth, TX 25 TAC §140.423-Related to engaging in inappropriate and unprofessional conduct that tends to discredit the profession of an LCDC. Reprimand 6/19/11
English, Patricia (Patty) LCDC 8121 McKinney, TX 25 TAC §140.423-Related to engaging in inappropriate and unprofessional conduct and failure to properly document treatment planning and review. 2 yrs Probated Suspension 4/7/2011
English, Patricia (Patty) LCDC 8121 Coupland, TX 25 TAC 450.121 Failure to properly and accurately document the supervision of a counselor intern. Reprimand 11/6/06
Evans, Vincent B. LCDC 9759 Waco, TX Chapter 504 of the TX Occupations Code and 25 TAC Section 450.115 relating to criminal history standards. Summary Suspension 3/7/05
Farrow, Timothy S. LCDC 8994 Lumberton, TX TOC 504 & 25 TAC 450.115, Related to criminal history standards.
Summary Suspension 8/21/07
Fay, Justin Augustus Registered Counselor Intern n/a Austin, TX 25 TAC 450.115
Relating to criminal history standards
Summary Suspension 9/6/06
Ferrell, Craig Registered Counselor Intern n/a Irving, TX TOC 504 & 25 TAC 450.115 Relating to criminal conviction. Summary Suspension 3/25/06
Fisher, Christanna LCDC 9573 Austin, TX

25 TAC §140.423 Related to failure to maintain complete, accurate and appropriate documentation of services provided

Reprimand 5/12/09
Flores, Gloria LCDC 10901 San Antonio, TX 25 TAC §450.105, 450.121 and 140.423-Related to engaging in a personal relationship with client and failure to properly secure confidential client records. Voluntary Surrender 12/19/11
Fleming, Sandra Kay LCDC 7731 San Antonio, TX 25 TAC §140.430(d)-Related to Criminal Conviction Summary Suspension 04/09/13
Flynn, Velma LCDC 8313 McAllen, TX 25 TAC 450.121- Related to engaging in unprofessional conduct and failure to maintain appropriate documentation of services provided. Reprimand 3/1/09
Gerard, Daniel "Gus" J. LCDC 7971 Cypresswood, TX 25 TAC 450.121
Related to unethical standards and exploitation of clients for personal gain.
Suspension, 24 months with 2nd 12 months probated or until stipulations are complete, whichever is later.
7/5/07
Gonzalez, Perry Dean LCDC - Intern NA Grapevine, TX 25 TAC §140.430-Related to criminal history. Summary Suspension 8/05/2013
Gordon, David W. LCDC 10120 Houston, TX 25 TAC §140.430-Related to criminal history. Summary Suspension 7/3/10
Gordon, Denise M. LCDC 7281 Cypress, TX 25 TAC 450.115 Related to criminal history standards. Summary Suspension 10/31/2007
Grant, John LCDC 9975 Lufkin, TX 25 TAC 450.121. Failure to refrain from a personal or business relationship with a client and discrediting the profession.
Reprimand
7/2/2008
Green, Dora R.
LCDC 3419 San Antonio, TX 25 TAC 450.121 Related to engaging in unprofessional conduct by entering into a prohibited business and personal relationship with a former client. Reprimand

1/31/2007

Green, Dora R LCDC 3419 San Antonio, TX

25 TAC 450.121 & 450.113 Failure to uphold the law and refrain from unprofessional conduct and failure to refrain from an act which may tend to discredit the profession.

Revocation 6/24/2008
Green, Alfred K.
Registered Counselor Intern n/a Houston, TX
TOC 504 & 25 TAC 450.115 Related to criminal history standards. Summary Suspension

7/7/2008

Greer, Justin P. Registered Chemical Dependency Counselor Intern (CI) n/a Fort Worth, TX 25 TAC §140.430-Related to criminal history. Summary Suspension 9/22/11
Grijalva, David n/a Registeres Counselor Intern El Paso, TX 25 TAC 140.430 Related to criminal history
Summary Suspension
12/22/2008
Guajardo, Rene
LCDC 1471 San Benito, TX Respondent failed to uphold the law and refrain from unprofessional conduct by engaging in actions that tend to discredit the profession and failed to fairly, professionally, and accurately report information related to a client. Specifically, the Respondent received One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) per month from a U.S. Probation client to falsely report negative results of the client’s urine tests.
Three (3) Year Suspension
11/12/2003
Guy, Susan B.
LCDC 9276 College Station, TX 25 TAC 450.121 Failure to prevent the practice of chemical dependency counseling by an unauthorized person. College Station, TX
Reprimand 1/24/2007
Hamilton, Marilyn LCDC 4972 Houston. TX 40 TAC §150.62 & §150.42 related to meeting requirements as a CE provider.
Administrative Penalty in the amount of $1,400.00
6/28/2005
Hanks, Duan E. LCDC 3553 Wallis, TX 25 TAC §140.430-Related to criminal history. Summary Suspension 11/12/12
Hankins, Bennie S. LCDC 1893 Kerrville, TX Respondent violated client confidentiality.
Administrative Penalty of $200 10/10/2004
Hardman, David LCDC 9923 Burkburnett, TX 25 TAC §450.121 and §450.102-Related to engaging in unprofessional and inappropriate conduct with a client Reprimand 9/5/09
Harold, Kelly LCDC 2037
McAllen, TX 25 TAC 450.121 Related to unprofessional conduct regarding deceiving & misleading clients, discrediting the profession, and exploiting a client for personal gain. Probated Suspension1 yr 8/22/2006
Hasty, Susan L. LCDC     10336 Weimer, TX 25 TAC §140.430-Related to criminal history. Summary Suspension 10/3/11
Hasty, Susan
LCDC
10336
Rio Grande City, TX 25 TAC 450.121 Related to unprofessional conduct by failing to maintain appropriate documentation and reporting inaccurate information for clients.
Probated Suspension 2 Years
12/20/2007
Hatley, Shellie LCDC 10265 Gilmer, TX 25 TAC §450.121-Related to criminal conviction and failure to disclose. Suspension 1/5/10
Hayes, James R. Registered Counselor Intern n/a Sherman, TX TOC 504 & 25 TAC 450.115 related to criminal history standards.
Summary Suspension
7/12/2008
Henderson-Eaton, Stephanie LCDC 10085 Houston, TX 25 TAC §140.4309-Related to criminal history. Voluntary Surrender 6/28/10
Henry, Byron George LCDC 7874
Fort Worth, TX Respondent failed to maintain current licensure status with the Commission. Specifically, the Respondent represented himself as a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor to the public, provided services and participated in treatment team meetings for a period of three (3) months after the expiration of his license. Respondent failed to uphold the law and refrain from unprofessional conduct and provided inaccurate information to the Commission. Specifically, the Respondent attested to the Commission in his renewal application dated October 19, 2001, that he had not engaged in activities that require a license after the expiration of his license, when in fact, he had provided services and represented himself as a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor to the public, provided services and participated in treatment team meetings for a period of three (3) months after the expiration of his license.
Administrative Penalty of $800.00 9/11/2003
Henson, Cindy
LCDC 8434 Lubbock, TX Respondent failed to report information fairly, professionally, and accurately to the Commission. Respondent failed to provide responsible and objective training and supervision to CIs under her supervision. Respondent, as CTI Coordinator, failed to properly oversee all training activities and ensure compliance with commission requirements and rules. Respondent failed to recognize the limitations of her own abilities as a LCDC, by offering services outside her scope of practice or using techniques that exceeded her professional competence.
Administrative Penalty of $800.00 4/23/2004
Hernandez, Juan Registered Counselor Intern   Donna, TX 25 TAC §140.423-Related to engaging in personal, unprofessional and inappropriate relationship with and towards clients. Revocation 2/16/10
Hernandez, Leticia LCDC 9845 Freer, TX 25 TAC 450.121 Related to unprofessional conduct, which might tend to discredit the profession. Revocation 4/29/2006
Hill, Eunice I. Registered Counselor Intern n/a Houston, TX a.k.a. Thomas, Eunice Hill, TOC 504 & 25 TAC 450.115 Related to criminal history standards.
Summary Suspension 6/9/2007
Hinojosa, Lisa
LCDC 8360 Alice, TX Respondent falsified a date on a Continuum Plan to meet a deadline. Administrative Penalty of $500 10/14/2004
Hinojosa, Lisa
LCDC 8360 Alice, TX Respondent allowed an unauthorized individual to attend a group counseling session being facilitated by the Respondent without the consent of the clients in the group, and thus, she breached the confidentiality of the clients in the group session.
Administrative Penalty of $200.00 4/17/2003
Horner, Michael Keven Registered Counselor Intern n/a Houston, TX. TOC 504 & 25 TAC 450.115 relating to the criminal history standards Summary Suspension 9/8/2005
Hunter, Chesney Ann LCDC
5509 San Antonio, TX. 25 TAC 450.115 Related to criminal history standards Summary Suspension
12/23/2006
Jones, James R. Registered Counselor Intern n/a Houston, TX TOC 504 & 25 TAC 450.115 Relating to criminal history standards. Summary Suspension 10/4/09
Jones, Richard Lee
a.k.a. Richard Lee Jones Jr.
Registered Counselor Intern n/a McAllen, TX TOC 504 & 25 TAC 450.115 Relating to criminal history standards. Summary Suspension 2/19/2008
Johnson, Darla Gail Registered Counselor Intern n/a Midland, TX TOC 504 &25 TAC 450.115 Related to criminal history standards. Summary Suspension 3/31/2007
Johnson, Jerry LCDC 724 Houston, TX 25 TAC §140.423-Related to failure to act in the best interest of a client, and engaging in an action that might injure the welfare of a client. Formal Reprimand 9/22/10
Johnson, Linda LCDC 10796 San Antonio, TX 25 TAC §140.423-Related to engaging in a personal relationship with a client Reprimand 10/4/09
Johnston, Jaclyn Registered Counselor Intern NA Odessa, TX 25 TAC §140.423- Related to engaging in unprofessional and unethical conduct

Voluntary Surrender

4/27/2010
Johnston, Tammy Lynn LCDC 5347 Arlington, TX 25 TAC §140.431-Related to Criminal History. Summary Suspension 07/18/2014
Juarez, Dario R. LCDC 5472 Raymondville,TX 25 TAC 450.115 Related to criminal history standards. Summary Suspension 12/9/2007
Kadir, Malik Hakim Registered Counselor Intern n/a Pasadena, TX 25 TAC §140.430-Related to criminal history

Summary Suspension 6/6/09
Kelley, Peggy V. Registered Counselor Intern n/a Austin, TX 25 TAC 140.430 Related to criminal history Suspension 12/8/2008
Kemper, Gregory Registered Counselor Intern n/a Houston, TX TOC 504 & 25 TAC 450.115 Related to criminal history standards. Summary Suspension 6/9/2007
Kile, Ramona LCDC 7526 Lubbock, TX 25 TAC §140.430-Related to criminal history. Summary Suspension 11/23/11
Kile, Ramona LCDC 7526 Lubbock, TX 25 TAC §140.423 and former §450.121-Related to engaging in an unprofessional and inappropriate relationship with a client Probated Suspension 4/26/2010
Kirk, Marion Lee LCDC 1566 Sugar Land, TX 25 TAC §140.423-Related to engaging in unprofessional conduct by entering into a dual relationship. 1 yr Probated Suspension 2/16/2010
Kiker, Wynne LCDC Intern     n/a Kingwood, TX 25 TAC §140.423-Related to engaging in prohibited and professionally inappropriate personal and sexual relationship with a client of employer. Reprimand 9/12/12
Kmiecik, Pamela LCDC Intern n/a Huntsville, TX 25 TAC §140.423-Related to engaging in a personal relationship with a former client. Reprimand 12/10/11
Knapick, Robert LCDC 6007 Houston, TX Failed to ensure that qualified counselors provided counseling. Specifically, allowed unqualified staff to function as a Counselor Intern (CI) without the appropriate credentials. Failed to ensure that he provided responsible and objective training and supervision to interns under his supervision. Administrative Penalty of $400.00 11/26/2002

Koester, Beverly A. a/k/a Koester, Beverly Ann

Registered Counselor Intern n/a Humble, TX

25 TAC 450.115
Relating to criminal history Standards.

Summary Suspension

Act. 03/28/08
Eff. 04/06/08

Kriegel Jr., Lawrence LCDC 4614 Temple, TX Chapter 504 of the TX Occupations Code and 25 TAC Section 450.115 relating to criminal history standards Summary Suspension 7/7/05
Kueht, Amanda LCDC 10865 Houston, TX 25 TAC §140.430-Related to criminal history. Summary Suspension 9/6/11
La Motta, Stacy LCDC 10799 Houston, TX 25 TAC §140.423 and 25 TAC 450.121-Related to engaging in unprofessional and unethical conduct by engaging in a personal relationship with a former client. 2 years Probated Suspension 9/8/11
Leavell, Erin Registered Counselor Intern 2356 Sugarland, TX 25 TAC §140.423-Related to engaging in inappropriate relationship with client Disciplinary Surrender 11/24/09
Lennox, Becky LCDC 4355 Arlington, TX Licensee voluntarily surrendered his license by affidavit dated July 29, 2004. Voluntary Surrender 7/29/04
Longo, Frank LCDC 1750 Carrollton, TX Respondent was unprofessional and verbally abusive toward clients and a fellow professional. Administrative Penalty of $200 10/14/04
Looney, Timothy Owen Registered Counselor Intern n/a Vidor, TX TOC 504 & 25 TAC 450.115 relating to criminal history standards . Summary Suspension 9/8/05
Lovin, Phillip L. LCDC Intern n/a Kerrville, TX 25 TAC §140.430-Related to criminal history. Summary Suspension 1/19/11
Lloyd, Mary Diane Registered Counselor Intern n/a San Angelo, TX 25 TAC §140.423-Unprofessional conduct and boundary violation Voluntary Surrender 5/19/2009
Malone, Stoni R. Registered Counselor Intern n/a Midand, TX TOC 504 & 25 TAC 450.115 relating to criminal history standards Summary Suspension
12/27/05
Manahan, Jill Registered Counselor Intern n/a Scottsdale, AZ Chapter 504 of the TX Occupations Code and 25 TAC Section 450.115 criminal history standards
Summary Suspension 8/16/05
Marquer,Claude Registered Chemical Dependency Intern n/a Webste, TX 25 TAC §140.431-Related to criminal conviction. Summary Suspension 4/20/14
Martin, Raymond F. LCDC 10522 Arp 25 TAC §140.430-Related to criminal history. Summary Suspension 11/12/12
Martinez, Epifanio LCDC 10473 Columbus, Oh

25 TAC 450.121 & HSC 611.002
Failure to maintain client confidentiality, discrediting the profession, & engaging in activity which could be considered a professional conflict.

Reprimand 03/06/08
Mason, John Charles LCDC 5690 Conroe, TX 25 TAC §140.431-Related to Criminal History. Summary Suspension 8/14/14
Matamoros, Angelica LCDC 11724 Edinburg, TX 25 TAC §140.430(d)-Related to Criminal Conviction Summary Suspension 04/09/13
McClintock, Regina K. aka Cellar, Regenia. LCDC 8067 Spring, TX TOC 504 & 25 TAC 450.115 Related to criminal history standards. Summary Suspension 8/19/07
McCartney, Darvis LCDC 8528 Houston, TX 25TAC §140.430-Related to criminal history. Summary Suspension 11/19/12
McCoy, Derick D. Counselor Intern n/a Tyler, TX TOC 504 & 25 TAC 450.115 Related to criminal history standards
Summary Suspension 3/24/07
McFarlin, Shannon LCDC 7994 Corpus Christi, TX 25 TAC 450.121 Related to engaging in unprofessional conduct and exploiting a relationship with a supervisee. Reprimand 12/13/06
McGee, Michael Counselor Intern n/a     El Paso, TX 25 TAC §140.431-Related to criminal history conviction. Summary Suspension 11/01/14
McGowne, Aleta R. Counselor Intern n/a Spring, TX TOC Chapter 53 Related to imprisonment following a felony conviction.
Revocation 4/27/06
Milliken, Clinton R. LCDC 328 League City, TX Respondent failed to maintain current licensure status with the Commission. Specifically, the Respondent represented himself as a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor to the public and provided services for a period of five (5) months after the expiration of his license on October 1, 2002.
Administrative Penalty $1,000.00 9/11/03
Mobley, Crystal, a.k.a. Crystal Ivy Counselor Intern n/a Austin, TX 25 TAC 450.115 Related to criminal history standards. Summary Suspension 1/24/07
Montoya, Alfredo, a.k.a. Montoya, Jr., Alfred Counselor Intern n/a Spring, TX TOC 504 & 25 TAC 450.115 Related to criminal history standards.
Summary Suspension 6/9/07
Moore, Rachel Counselor Intern n/a Richmond, TX 25 TAC §140.423-Related to engaging in unethical conduct by engaging in an inappropriate sexual relationship with client during treatment. Voluntary Surrender 3/14/11
Neal, Steve LCDC 6932 Encino, TX Related to unprofessional conduct, failure to maintain accurate records & failure to cooperate with a Department investigation.
Revocation 12/20/07
New, Tracy D. LCDC 10092 Odessa, TX 121Relating to engaging in unprofessional conduct and discrediting the profession by establishing an in appropriate personal and sexual relationship with a client.
Revocation 11/10/06
Oliver, Larry V.   LCDC 2324 Houston, TX 25 TAC §140.431-Related to Summary Suspension Order Granting Temporary Re-Entry Approval 9/10/13
Oliver, Larry V. LCDC 2324 Houston, TX 25 TAC §140.430-Related to criminal history. Summary Suspension 05/21/12
O’Neil, Keith Registered Chemical Dependency Intern n/a Houston, TX 25 TAC §140.431-Related to criminal conviction. Summary Suspension 4/20/14
Ortega, Tony Counselor Intern n/a Roscoe, TX 25 TAC 450.115 Relating to criminal history standards.
Summary Suspension 8/12/06
Owen, Jerry LCDC 8169 Clarksville, TX TOC 53.021 regarding felony conviction which resulted in imprisonment Revocation 8/17/05
Parker, Edward J. Counselor Intern n/a Kountze, TX 25 TAC 140.430 Related to criminal history Suspension 12/8/08
Payne, Loretta LCDC 9321 West Columbia, TX Respondent established a close personal (non-sexual) relationship with a client outside of the clinical relationship.
Administrative Penalty $500 10/14/04
Ping, Cindy LCDC 10998 Spring, TX 25 TAC §140.431-Related to Criminal Conviction. Summary Suspension 12/09/13
Posley, Nicole Sade LCDC Intern n/a Marshall, TX 25 TAC§140.430-Related to criminal history. Summary Suspension 05/05/12
Prater, Barbra LCDC 2102 Lufkin, TX 25 TAC 450.102 & 450.121 relating to authorization of a service outside the licensee’s scope of practice.
Administrative Penalty $500 9/15/05
Pratt, Misty LCDC Intern n/a Springtown, TX 25 TAC §140.430-Related to criminal history. Summary Suspension 06/24/12
 Prewitt, Sarah M Counselor Intern  n/a  Mauriceville, TX  25 TAC §140.430 and TOC §504.1525-Related to criminal history.  Summary Suspension  9/9/10
Ramirez, CJ LCDC 9309 San Antonio, TX 25 TAC §140.423-Related to engaging in unprofessional and unethical conduct by billing for services not rendered. $1000 Administrative Penalty 2/17/10
Ramirez, Mallela LCDC Intern n/a El Paso, TX 25 TAC §140.423-Related to engaging in unprofessional and unethical conduct that discredits the profession of chemical dependency counseling by engaging in a personal relationship and residing with a client. Revocation 8/25/10
Ramirez, Mark A LCDC Intern n/a Universal City, TC 25 TAC §140430-Related to criminal history. Summary Suspension 7/12/10
Ramos, Pete C. Counselor Intern n/a Lubbock, TX 25 TAC §140.423-Related to ethical and sexual misconduct. Voluntary Surrender 3/3/2014
Rand, Henry LCDC 9020 Odessa, TX 25 TAC 450.121. Related to unprofessional conduct and maintaining professional boundaries.
Reprimand 9/4/07
Ratliff, Delisha LCDC Intern     n/a Henderson, TX 25 TAC §140.430-Related to criminal history. Summary Suspension 6/24/12
Reynolds, John D. Counselor Intern n/a Humble, TX 25 TAC §140.430-Related to criminal conviction. Summary Suspension 7/3/11
Richardson, Anita LCDC 8496 Mount Ida, AR Respondent violated a client’s confidentially by reading the client’s mail in front of a group session without the client’s permission.
Administrative Penalty $500 10/14/04
Rios, Michael LCDC 10608 Katy, TX 25 TAC §140.423-Related to engaging in a personal and sexual relationship with a female client. Voluntary Surrender 1/28/11
Roberts, Michelle LCDC 8023 Carmel, IN Respondent violated client confidentiality by sending a letter to a client’s parents containing the name of another client.
Administrative Penalty of $500 10/14/04
Roberts, James E. Counselor Intern n/a Houston, TX TOC 504 & 25 TAC 450.115 relating to criminal history standards. Summary Suspension 12/29/05
Rodriguez, Frank Counselor Intern n/a Houston, TX TOC 504 & 25 TAC 450.115 Relating to criminal history. Summary Suspension 3/25/06
Ross-Alexander, Tani Counselor Intern                     n/a Magnolia, TX 25 TAC §140.430-Related to criminal history. Voluntary Surrender of License 3/18/2010
Ruiz, Frank LCDC 368 San Antonio, TX 25 TAC 450.115 Relating to criminal history. Summary Suspension 11/5/06
Sampson, Pamela a/k/a Sampson, Pamela Hudson LCDC 550 Stafford, TX

25 TAC 450.115 Relating to criminal history Standards.

Summary Suspension

Act. 03/31/08
Eff. 04/06/08

Sanchez, Paul LCDC 10452 Corpus Christi, TX 25 TAC §450.121-Related to failure to protect client privacy and confidentiality Reprimand 5/12/09
Sapp, Angelia O. LCDC 2976 Houston, TX Respondent submitted false continuing education documentation upon submission of renewal application.
Administrative Penalty $500.00 3/8/04
Sarmieno, Ralph M. LCDC 8703 San Antonio, TX Respondent signed sixteen (16) blank weekly supervision forms for a Counselor Intern.
Administrative Penalty $200 10/14/04
Scott Jr., Jerry C. LCDC 1767 Houston, TX Chapter 504 of the TX Occupations Code and 25 TAC Section 450.115 relating to criminal history standards. Summary Suspension 6/7/05
Session, Trent LCDC 8982 Dallas, TX 25 TAC §140.430-Related to criminal history. Summary Suspension 9/18/11
Sexton, Melissa Ann Counselor Intern n/a Bryan, TX 25 TAC 450.115 Relating to criminal history standards. Summary Suspension 8/20/06
Sides, Boyd W. LCDC 7611 Odessa, TX Respondent failed to uphold the law and refrain from unprofessional conduct. Specifically, the Respondent inaccurately represented information contained in treatment plans for clients under his care and reported counseling hours to the CSCD TAIP Program in excess of hours actually provided. Respondent failed to report information fairly, professionally, and accurately to clients and other professionals. Specifically, the Respondent inaccurately represented information contained in treatment plans for clients under his care and reported counseling hours to the CSCD TAIP Program in excess of hours actually provided. Respondent failed to maintain documentation of services provided. Specifically, Respondent failed to complete progress notes on all of his clients under his care. Administrative Penalty $440.00 2/18/03
Sims, Viron G. LCDC 7363 Temple, TX 25 TAC §450.121 Failure to report to the Department’s investigative division, an allegation of exploitation. Reprimand
1/24/07
Smith, Bryan    LCDC 10912 Flower Mound, TX 25 TAC §140.430 - Related to Criminal Conviction. Order Lifting Summary Suspension 1/30/14
Smith, Bryan LCDC 10912 Flower Mound, TX 25 TAC §140.430-Related to criminal history. Summary Suspension, TX 9/6/11
Smith, Gary L. LCDC 10707 Austin, TX 25 TAC §140.423-Related to failure to maintain appropriate professional boundaries. Reprimand 9/12/12
Smith, Michelle LCDC 9419 Corpus Christi, TX Respondent failed to report the exploitation of clients to the Commission. Administrative Penalty $200 10/14/04
Smith, William B. LCDC 5636 North Richland Hills, TX Chapter 504 of the TX Occupations Code and 25 TAC Section 450.115 relating to criminal history standards
Summary Suspension 6/7/05
South, Sheryl Counselor Intern 3225 Clyde, TX 25 TAC § 140.423-Unprofessional conduct, boundary violation and engaging in sexual misconduct Voluntary Surrender 5/19/2009
Spangenberger, Paul LCDC 5910 Carrollton, TX 25 TAC 450.121 Related to engaging in acts that may tend to discredit the profession and engaging in acts that may injure the welfare of a client. Reprimand
12/22/06
Sprabary, Danny Lee Counselor Intern n/a Hurst, TX TOC 504 & 25 TAC 450.115 relating to the criminal history standards. Summary Suspension 9/8/05
Stephens, Brenda B. LCDC 7692 West Columbia, TX Licensee voluntarily surrendered her license by affidavit dated November 19, 2003 for a period of two (2) years. Voluntary Surrender 11/29/03
Still, Katherine LCDC 9934 Fort Worth, TX 25 TAC 450.121-Related to engaging in unprofessional and inappropriate conduct and failure to cooperate with an agency investigation and failure to respond to requests of a department investigator Revocation 3/1/09
Strauss, Andi LCDC 802 Houston, TX Respondent failed to maintain current licensure status with the Commission.
Administrative Penalty $1,800.00 7/18/03
Stuart, David A. LCDC 9477 Balch Springs, TX 25 TAC 450.121 Failure to comply with all applicable laws and regulations and failure to refrain from an act which might tend to discredit the profession. Reprimand 11/6/06
Sweat, Amy L. LCDC Intern n/a Iowa, LA 25 TAC §140.430-Related to criminal history. Summary Suspension 7/10/12
Swift, Bertha W. LCDC 11129 Houston, TX 25 TAC 140.423-Related to engaging in exploitative and unprofessional conduct. Reprimand 05/22/14
Tamburrino, Clarissa Counselor Intern n/a North Richland Hills, TX 25 TAC 140.430- Related to criminal history Summary Suspension 3/8/09
Taylor, Edward LCDC 9582 Irving, TX 25 TAC 450.121 Related to unethical and unprofessional conduct and sexual misconduct with a client. Denial of Renewal 2/20/07
Taylor, James M. LCDC 9643 Marble Falls, TX 25 TAC §140.423-Related to failure to maintain professional boundaries by engaging in a business relationship with client. Reprimand 9/27/09
Taylor, Lawrence LCDC Intern n/a Houston, TX 25 TAC §140.430-Related to criminal history. Summary Suspension 7/10/12
Tennyson, Vincent LCDC 10210 Bedford, TX 25 TAC §140.423-Related to engaging in a personal relationship with a female client and engaging in unethical conduct by accepting gifts from client. Voluntary Surrender 10/7/11
Terry, John M., a.k.a. Terry, John Martin Conselor Intern n/a Irving, TX TOC 504 & 25 TAC 450.115 Related to criminal history standards. Summary Suspension 10/14/06
Thomas, Theodore  Counselor Intern n/a Lubbock, TX 25 TAC §140.431-Related to Criminal History. Summary Suspension 8/14/14
Thompson, Jimmie Ann LCDC 7276 Bryan, TX 25 TAC 450.121, HSC 611.002, & 42 CFR Part 2.13 Related to breach of client confidentiality and engaging in unprofessional conduct.
Administrative Penalty $200 3/27/07
Thompson, Rorilyn Counselor Intern n/a El Paso, TX TAC 140.430- Related to criminal history Summary Suspension 2/9/09
Thurman, Gayla R. LCDC 8739 Bryan, TX

TOC 53.021 Based on imprisonment due to a felony conviction.

Revocation 02/13/08
Torres, Rene H., LCDC 8448 Portland, TX 25 TAC 450.121 Failure to maintain client confidentiality & discrediting the LCDC profession. Administrative Penalty $200 1/8/08
Trammell, Patricia Counselor Intern 3545 Comanche, TX 25 TAC §140.423-Related to failure to maintain professional boundaries by entering into a personal relationship with a client Revocation 9/27/09
Traylor, Jerry Thomas LCDC 6702 Plano, TX Licensee voluntarily surrender his license by affidavit dated 01/23/04. Voluntary Surrender 1/23/04
Traylor, Orell LCDC Intern n/a Houston, TX 25 TAC §140.430-Related to criminal history. Summary Suspenion 4/14/10
Tucker, Keisha Triceline LCDC 7287 Whitehouse, TX 25 TAC §140.423-Related to engaging in a personal, unprofessional, and inappropriate relationship with client. Reprimand 05/30/11
Tuff, Melanie LCDC Intern n/a Houston, TX 25 TAC §140.423-Related to failure to maintain boundaries by entering into a personal and sexual relationship with a client. Reprimand 7/18/12
Waggoner, Helen LCDC 94111 Waco, TX 25 TAC 450.121- Related to failure to accurately document length of counseling sessions Reprimand 3/23/09
Ward, Mark Anthony Counselor Intern n/a Bulverde, TX TOC 504 & 25 TAC 450.115 relating to the criminal history standards Summary Suspension 9/8/05
Ward, Mark Anthony Conselor Intern n/a Bulverde, TX TOC Chapter 53 Related to imprisonment following a felony criminal conviction
Revocation 2/24/06
Webster-Neal, Jackie S. LCDC 7079 Encino, TX 25 TAC 450.121 Related to unprofessional conduct, failure to maintain accurate records, Failure to cooperate with a Department investigation, & misleading & deceiving the Department.
Revocation 12/20/07
West, Mary Gayla LCDC 9011 Wolfforth, TX Licensee voluntarily surrendered her license by affidavit dated March 20, 2003.
Voluntary Surrender
3/20/03
Whitley, Artie F. LCDC 9440 Humble, TX 25 TAC 450.121 Failure to uphold the law and refrain from unprofessional conduct and failure to refrain from an act which may tend to discredit the profession. Reprimand 6/14/08
Whittington, Renee
LCDC
4982
Lubbock, TX

25 TAC 450.121
Failure to comply with HSC 611.0045 & 25 TAC 448.508 (g) relating to client access to treatment records & failure to maintain documentation of services provided to client.

Reprimand
03/02/08
Wigfall, Michelle Registered Chemical Dependency Intern (CI) n/a Dallas, TX 25 TAC §140.430-Related to criminal history. Summary Suspension 9/22/11
Will, James LCDC 8046 Pflugerville, TX 25 TAC 450.119 and 450.121 Related to establishing and maintaining records for every client, maintaining appropriate documentation of services provided, and providing chemical dependency counseling or related services in settings or locations which are inappropriate, harmful to the clients or others, or which would tend to discredit the profession. Reprimand
11/15/06
Williams, Carole N. LCDC 9747 Houston, TX

25 TAC 450.1 21 Relating to unprofessional conduct, discrediting the profession, & exploiting a client for personal gain.

Probated Suspension
6 Months Administrative Penalty $500

03/24/08
Williams, Charles E.
Counselor Intern n/a Dallas, TX TOC 504 & 25 TAC 450.115 Related to criminal history standards. Summary Suspension 7/21/07
Wimberly, Edward J. Counselor Intern n/a Plainview, TX TOC 53.021 Related to a felony conviction which resulted in imprisonment. Revocation 10/11/06
Wolfson, Paul LCDC 4760 Katy, TX 40 TAC 150.61 relating to exploitation of a client for personal gain. Denial of Renewal. 10/05/05
Wood, Ann LCDC 3067 Austin, TX 25 TAC §140.423-Related to engaging in unethical conduct by failure to properly secure confidential client files and by holding counseling sessions under the influence of alcohol. Completed - 2 years Probated Suspension 9/6/11
Wright, Edwin L. LCDC 1850 Plano, TX 25 TAC 450.121 Related to unprofessional conduct and sexual misconduct.
Probated Suspension 1 year 4/30/07
Zavala, Belinda G. Counselor Intern n/a Donna, TX 25 TAC 450.115 Relating to criminal history standards. Registered Counselor Intern Summary Suspension 6/10/06
Zelonis, Richard
Counselor Intern n/a El Paso, TX 25 TAC 450.115 Relating to criminal history Summary Suspension 11/15/06

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